Assessment of multiple paternity in single litters from three species of carcharhinid sharks in Hawaii

@article{DalyEngel2006AssessmentOM,
  title={Assessment of multiple paternity in single litters from three species of carcharhinid sharks in Hawaii},
  author={Toby S. Daly-Engel and Randall Grubbs and Kim Nicholas Holland and Robert J Toonen and Brian W. Bowen},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2006},
  volume={76},
  pages={419-424}
}
We tested for presence or absence of multiple paternity in single litters from each of three congeneric shark species in Hawaii: the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, bignose shark, Carcharhinus altimus, and Galapagos shark, Carcharhinus galapagensis. Based on eight polymorphic microsatellite loci, we excluded paternity by a single sire in sandbar and bignose sharks, but could not exclude a single sire for the litter from the Galapagos shark. This study doubles the number of shark species… CONTINUE READING
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